Saying hello to 2017

First, I want to wish everyone a Happy New Year and wish you all the best in the days to come and thank you to those that have taken the time to encourage me when it comes to this blog – it is greatly appreciated. Good-bye 2016! I for one, am glad to see 2016… Read More »

Taking a moment to reflect

So often in life we rush from one event to the next, stress over the latest project that needs to be done, or wonder how we’ll get everyone to where they need to be. In our always moving, always on lives it’s important to take a moment and reflect on where we are, where we’re… Read More »

New Chief Executive appointed for Freemason Victoria

There are a lot of things that I truly enjoy about Freemasonry and one of them is the differences that exist within the fraternity. We often see them exist at the local level as we travel (and you should be traveling) but there are a great deal of other differences that can be seen if… Read More »

The Successful Lodge – A Review

This week I took my own advice, hit the books and finished a recent addition to my library, The Successful Lodge: Best Practices in Freemasonry. The book is an interesting read. It’s not a “cookbook” of practices that will make your Lodge successful. Instead this book presents the viewpoints of 70 different members of the… Read More »

Hitting the books and getting back to reading

I’ve written in the past about the simple fact that as members of Freemasonry we should spend time educating ourselves and one of the best ways to do that is by reading. I’ll be the first to admit it, I spend a lot of hours in front of a computer screen, it’s part of my… Read More »